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Lagerstroemia 'Natchez'/Natchez Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia 'Natchez' / Lagerstroemia 'Natchez'
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A close-up image of the floral panicle

Close-up image of flower panicle and foliage

Very large and heavy panicles on the Natchez crape myrtle

Cinnamon colored bark a striking feature of the Natchez crape myrtle

Canopy in full bloom

Specimen tree in bloom

A grove planting of the Natchez crape myrtle

Floral panicles can be so large that they give trees a somewhat weeping appearance when they are in flower

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Scientific Name: Lagerstroemia 'Natchez'
Common Name: Natchez Crape Myrtle
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Bark, Trunk, and Branch Features
Crape Myrtles
Comments: The best known white hybrid blooms for a long period in summer, has outstanding autumn color and superior exfoliating bark. It has good insect and disease resistance and drought tolerance. All these desirable qualities make it one of the most widely planted crape myrtles.